PHILIPPINE RUGBY UNVEILS JERSEYS FOR MEN'S AND WOMEN'S TEAMS COMPETING IN ASIA RUGBY SEVENS SERIES LEG 1
Pasig City, August 24, 2023 - The Philippine Rugby Football Union Inc (PRFU) proudly announced the 12 men's and 12 women's players for the Philippine Volcanoes teams, who will compete in the highly anticipated Asia Rugby Sevens Series leg 1, scheduled to take place in Incheon, Korea on August 26 and 27, 2023. The momentous jersey presentation ceremony was held at the KMC Jollibee Tower in Ortigas City, which is also the home of the PRFU office.
PRFU's valued sponsor, KMC, took center stage during the event, presenting the sleek and vibrant jerseys that the Philippine Volcanoes teams will don as they battle against formidable opponents in the Asia Rugby Sevens Series. The jerseys, a blend of modern design and national pride, symbolize the dedication and spirit of the athletes as they represent the Philippines on an international stage.
The event was graced was also graced by the representatives from Fitness First and Pitch'd, key partners of PRFU, reaffirming their commitment to the sport and the teams.
"We are thrilled to unveil the official jerseys for our men's and women's teams who will be competing in the Asia Rugby Sevens Series leg 1," said Acee San Juan, General Manager of the PRFU. "These jerseys not only represent our teams' unity and determination, but they also carry the pride of our nation. We are grateful to the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC), KMC, Fitness First, Pitch'd, Pillar Sports, and everyone who has supported us on this journey."
The Asia Rugby Sevens Series is a prestigious tournament that gathers top 8 men's and 8 women's rugby sevens teams from across the region. The Philippine Volcanoes teams have been preparing rigorously for this event at PSC's prestigious Ultra Philsports Complex, and their participation reflects the steady growth and increasing competitiveness of rugby in the Philippines.
The PRFU is committed to promoting and developing rugby at all levels in the Philippines and is excited to see the continued progress of its teams on the international stage. As the teams head to Incheon for the first leg of the Asia Rugby Sevens Series, the nation stands behind them, united in their pursuit of victory.
Official Team List below:
For more information about PRFU and the Philippine Volcanoes, please visit philippines.rugby.
About Philippine Rugby: The Philippine Rugby Football Union (PRFU) is the governing body for rugby union in the Philippines. Established in 1999, the PRFU is committed to promoting and developing the sport of rugby at all levels, from grassroots to elite competition. The organization aims to foster a culture of inclusivity, sportsmanship, and respect within the rugby community while representing the Philippines on the international stage.
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